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Architecture Programme, Or What Happens In Certain Spaces

Architecture Programme, Or What Happens In Certain Spaces

An architecture programme captures a building function in great detail. Lack of attention to the functional requirements will assure users will see it as a design failure. Architectural programme is therefore an essential consideration in every design project and process. Find out why…

What Is An Architecture Design Concept (And What Makes It Great)

What Is An Architecture Design Concept (And What Makes It Great)

One of the biggest challenges many architecture students have is grasping what an architecture design concept is, and what makes a great architecture design concept. Discover what is an architecture design concept, what is the purpose and where do they come from…

How To Use An Architectural Scale Ruler (Metric)

How To Use An Architectural Scale Ruler (Metric)

When you start architecture school you will hear people talk about scale and scale rulers. Most of the time they will assume you know what this is and won’t tell you how to use an architectural scale ruler.
The thing is, it’s one of the most critical drawing tools you’re going to use.

The Ultimate Architectural Site Analysis Guide

The Ultimate Architectural Site Analysis Guide

Part of the success of any design process is the preliminary work, including a great site analysis. A site analysis is a research activity that looks at the existing conditions of a site as well as possible future conditions. It considers physical qualities and characteristics, patterns and activities, relationships, context, givens, assumptions, opportunities and constraints within the immediate site and broader context and surroundings.

Top 9 Architecture Design Factors For ALL Architecture Projects

Top 9 Architecture Design Factors For ALL Architecture Projects

Not sure what the main architecture design factors are in your new project? Overwhelmed by information and the brief and requirements and the client and precedents and diagrams and brainstorming and where to start? Learn how to approach an architecture design project, specifically answering the question: What do I need to consider in any architectural design?
Listen to the full episode to learn the top 9 considerations that apply to any and all architectural design projects.

Architecture Programme, Or What Goes Where

Architecture Programme, Or What Goes Where

An architecture programme captures a building function in great detail. For some designers, the function of a building can be seen to restrict the creative process, innovation and aesthetics. The lack of attention to the functional requirements will assure those that use the building every day will see it as a failure in design. Architectural programme is therefore an essential consideration in every design project and process. Find out why…

What Is An Architecture Project Brief Or Design Brief

What Is An Architecture Project Brief Or Design Brief

You are going to be given some form of an architectural project or design brief for all of your design projects. You might even receive a brief for any other project that includes a level of design in your construction, communication and possibly even history and theory classes.
But what is a project brief, why is it so important, and what exactly should you do with it?

What Goes In An Architecture Design Journal, Sketchbook Or Visual Diary

What Goes In An Architecture Design Journal, Sketchbook Or Visual Diary

In most of your design studios, you are going to be asked to keep an architecture design journal, sketchbook or visual diary. Sometimes it may be part of your assessment to show your engagement, process and completion of the required work. Even if you’re not asked to keep a design journal it’s a really good habit to get into. So what is a design journal, how do you start, and what goes in it?

What Goes In An Architecture Design Journal, Sketchbook Or Visual Diary

What Goes In An Architecture Design Journal, Sketchbook Or Visual Diary

In most of your design studios, you are going to be asked to keep an architecture design journal, sketchbook or visual diary. Sometimes it may be part of your assessment to show your engagement, process and completion of the required work. Even if you’re not asked to keep a design journal it’s a really good habit to get into. So what is a design journal, how do you start, and what goes in it?

8 Architecture Project Stages From Concept To Construction

8 Architecture Project Stages From Concept To Construction

Architecture school often places a big emphasis on design. But it is important to understand that design is only one of the architecture project stages. The process first finding a client through to getting your design built and the client moving in involves a lot of very different stages. Find out more…

Top 9 Architecture Design Factors For ALL Architecture Projects

Top 9 Architecture Design Factors For ALL Architecture Projects

The start of a design project can be overwhelming. You have to consider the brief and requirements and the client and precedents and diagrams and brainstorming and where to start? Learn exactly what you need to consider in any architectural design…

8 Architecture Project Stages From Concept To Construction

8 Architecture Project Stages From Concept To Construction

Architecture school often places a big emphasis on design but this is only one part of an architecture project. Discover all the stages of an architecture project from finding a client, developing a concept through to building and moving in!!

What Is Architecture? What Makes Architecture, Architecture?

What Is Architecture? What Makes Architecture, Architecture?

When you search the term “what is architecture?” you are inundated with definitions and abstract quotes about architecture being a language, a political statement, a collaborative process, an art form, a science, a reflection of culture. It can leave you confused. So let’s find out what architecture really is.

What Does An Architect Do Exactly?

What Does An Architect Do Exactly?

Most people will say architects design buildings. This is true but a real architect will do so much more in the process of taking an idea to reality. Discover all the things an architect might do in their day here…

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